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T.B. Fox, Jr.

T.B. Fox, Jr.

Federal (USV)


Thomas Bayley Fox, Jr.


(1839 - 1863)

Home State: Massachusetts

Education: Harvard College, Class of 1860

Command Billet: Company Officer

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 2nd Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

"He was the youngest son of the Rev. and Mrs. T.B. Fox. He spoke for his class at the graduation exercises of Harvard University in 1860. He proceeded to study law with John A. Andrews and received his L.L.B. from Harvard Law School in 1862". He was commissioned 2nd Lieutenant in Company C on 2 August 1862.

The rest of the War

Promoted to 1st Lieutenant, Company K on 25 December 1862, and Captain 6 June 1863, He was wounded in action at Gettysburg on 3 July 1863, and died at home about three weeks later.

References & notes

The quote above in an introduction to Fox family papers at the Massachusetts Historical Society .Basic service information from the Adjutant General's Office1. The portrait from Memorial Hall at Harvard.


02/01/1839; Newburyport, MA


07/25/1863 Dorchester, MA


1   Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Adjutant General, Massachusetts Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines in the Civil War, 8 Vols, Norwood (MA): Norwood Press, 1931-35, Vol. 1, pg. 89  [AotW citation 2384]